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Text of Official Travel Reform Resolution

This resolution was introduced on June 10, 1994, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jun 10, 1994 (Introduced).

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HRES 451 IH

103d CONGRESS

2d Session

H. RES. 451

Requiring that travel awards that accrue by reason of official travel of a Member, officer, or employee of the House of Representatives be used only with respect to official travel.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 10, 1994

Ms. ENGLISH of Arizona (for herself, Mr. FINGERHUT, Ms. SHEPHERD, Mr. FRANK of Massachusetts, Ms. MARGOLIES-MEZVINSKY, Mr. COPPERSMITH, Mr. KOLBE, Mr. KYL, and Mr. BECERRA) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on House Administration


RESOLUTION

Requiring that travel awards that accrue by reason of official travel of a Member, officer, or employee of the House of Representatives be used only with respect to official travel.

    Resolved,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This resolution may be cited as the ‘Official Travel Reform Resolution’.

SEC. 2. LIMITATION ON USE OF TRAVEL AWARDS.

    Notwithstanding any provision of law or any rule, regulation, or other authority, any travel award that accrues by reason of official travel of a Member, officer, or employee of the House of Representatives may be used only with respect to official travel.

SEC. 3. REGULATIONS.

    The Committee on House Administration of the House of Representatives shall have authority to prescribe regulations to carry out this resolution.

SEC. 4. DEFINITIONS.

    As used in this resolution--

      (1) the term ‘travel award’ means any frequent flier mileage, free travel, discounted travel, or other travel benefit, whether awarded by coupon, membership, or otherwise; and

      (2) the term ‘official travel’ means, with respect to the House of Representatives, travel performed for the conduct of official business of the House of Representatives.